Battlefield 1403

“You can expect great food, a bit of a history lesson and a relaxing day out at this extensive farm shop in lovely Shropshire countryside” - VisitEngland Assessor

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Shrewsbury, Shropshire

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Just outside Shrewsbury is Battlefield 1403, a very special farm shop. An outstanding butchery, it offers an extensive deli counter, and a great selection of local food and drink. There’s also a museum on the 1403 Battle of Shrewsbury, when Henry IV put down a rebellion by the Percy family; a Falconry Centre, and a very good cafe. Free parking.

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Battlefield 1403
Battlefield 1403, Battlefield Farm, Upper Battlefield, SHREWSBURY, Shropshire, SY4 3DB
Phone : 01939 210905
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About the area

Discover Shropshire

Perhaps nowhere else in England will you find a county so deeply rural and with so much variety as Shropshire. Choose a clear day, climb to the top of The Wrekin, and look down on that ‘land of lost content’ so wistfully evoked by A E Housman. Peer through your binoculars and trace the course of Britain’s longest river as the Severn sweeps through the county, from the Breidden Hills to Wyre Forest, slicing Shropshire in two. To the north is a patchwork of dairy fields, hedgerows, copses and crops, broken at intervals by rugged sandstone ridges such as Grinshill or Nesscliffe, and dissected by a complex network of canals.

Spilling over the border into neighbouring Cheshire and North Wales is the unique meres and mosses country, with serenely smooth lakes glinting silver, interspersed with russet-tinged expanses of alder-fringed peat bog, where only the cry of the curlew disturbs the silence. South of the Severn lies the Shropshire Hills AONB. It’s only when you walk Wenlock Edge that you fully discover what a magical place it is – glorious woods and unexpectedly steep slopes plunge to innumerable secret valleys, meadows, streams and farmhouses, all tucked away, invisible from the outside world. 

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